DLA Piper Global Law Firm
Solar power and solar technology projects
John Laing Investments Ltd on their first acquisition and development in the solar sector in respect of two 5MW solar parks in England acquired from Wirsol. Following the acquisition, we advised John Laing Investments Ltd on the refinancing of this project by Nord LB.
The sponsor, a subsidiary of Eaga plc, in connection with the £235 million project financing for the UK's first large-scale rooftop solar PV project to achieve financial close in the UK.
Landesbank Baden-Württemberg in respect of a PV project financing in Cornwall.
Onshore and offshore wind projects
The lenders in connection with the project financing of the Red Cap Kouga wind farm in South Africa.
The sponsor in connection with the project financing, provided by lenders including the EIB and the EBRD, of the 120 MW Margonin wind farm in Poland, the largest renewable energy project financing in Poland to date.
A successful bidder for a Zone in the Round 3 Offshore Wind Farm programme in the United Kingdom.
Nord LB on 7 separate on-shore wind project financings which have successfully reached financial close and advising Nord LB on a further onshore wind project financing.
O2 Vind in relation to a 10 year PPA with Google for the entire output of a 72MW wind farm project in Sweden.
Other renewable power technologies
£650 million development of a 240 MW tidal-powered electricity generating station in Swansea Bay, South Wales.
The lenders in connection with the project financing of the Mtkvari hydro power project in Georgia.
Stobart Group on portfolio of investments in new biomass generating capacity of up to £500million.
Drax Power Ltd on long term wood pellet biomass supply contracts, typically with North American suppliers.